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The dedicated research grant advisors from the Grant Support Team IXA UvA for Humanities researchers are Carolien Zijderveld and Els den Os. Michael Williams is the dedicated grant advisors on consortium grants.

They support individual, as well as consortium applications at the pre-award stage:

  • Advice on application for national and international grants
  • Communicating opportunities and linking grant criteria to researchers' profiles
  • Advice on consortium formation
  • Feedback on proposals and rebuttals
  • Interview trainings
  • Post-evaluation analysis

Personal grants

Researchers applying for personal grants such as NWO Veni, Vidi or Vici, or ERC grants can follow a support programme at the UvA Faculty of Humanities. This programme, organized with the Humanities Faculty Grant Team, includes workshops about proposal-writing, best practices by laureates and former evaluation committee members as well as feedback on proposals and mock interview trainings. For information and registration, please send an email and your CV to

Administrative & financial support

The Faculty’s Office provides the necessary support in drawing up and obtaining the financial and official documents requested by the funding organisation (including the necessary signatures of the faculty’s and university’s board).

Contact details for the different research institutes

  • Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC)
Dr. C.A.L. (Carolien) Zijderveld

  • Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA)
  • Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture (AHM)
  • Amsterdam School for Regional, Transnational and European Studies (ARTES)
  • Institute for Language, Logic and Communication (ILLC)
Dr. E.A. (Els) den Os

  • Amsterdam School of Historical Studies (ASH)
  • Consortium Grants
Dr. M.S. (Michael) Williams

  • Impact development
I.B. (Boudewijn) Koopmans MA

Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur